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Pairings up for U.S. Amateur Team Playoffs Print E-mail
March 18, 2009
The U.S. Amateur Team Playoffs will be contested on World Chess Live on March 21st, Saturday at 1 PM EST. See the playoff press release here. Also check out CLO articles on the East (plus a mid-tourney report by Jonathan Hilton ), the West, the North and the South.

Carol Jarecki will be the arbiter for the playoffs. The pairings were just announced. Check them out below and watch live on Saturday.


South: My Girl is Pissed   vs.   East: Palin Gambit: I can See Checkmate from My House 
Bruci Lopez   vs.  Paul MacIntyre
Brian Hulse   vs.  Ernesto Alvarez
Gil Luna   vs.   Libardo Rueda
Alan Price   vs.  Makaio Krienke

North: Jimmy Runs Deep    vs.   West: ACA Beasts
Jim Dean   vs.   John Bryant
Michael Yee   vs.  Garrett Smith
Drew Hollinberger  vs.  Vincent Huang
Santy Wong   vs.  Danny Gater


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